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SNOW PATROL
Compiled by Mort Lund
January 02, 1956
LS—depth of snow on lower slopes; US—depth of snow on upper slopes; TD—total snowfall during the week days; TW—total snowfall during the weekend; CD—crowd during the week; CW—crowd during the weekend; CL—closed trails or slopes
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January 02, 1956

Snow Patrol

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LS—depth of snow on lower slopes; US—depth of snow on upper slopes; TD—total snowfall during the week days; TW—total snowfall during the weekend; CD—crowd during the week; CW—crowd during the weekend; CL—closed trails or slopes

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Mt. Snow, Vt.: Temperature rose from 20 below to 60 above last weekend, leaving some bare spots. Extreme cold during week made mountain underwear of woven net popular with chair-lift riders. LS 2 to 4, US 4 to 8, TD 3, CW 500. CL—upper trails.

Stowe, Vt.: At Mansfield, Toll Road, Tyro, Standard, and upper Lord trails open. At Spruce Peak, Sterling, Main Street and T-bar slope open. The Depot, new skier's nightclub with capacity of 300, now open in the village. LS 18, US 24, TD 2, TW 0, CD 600, CW 1,500.

Mad River Glen, Vt.: Skiing good, but during week temperatures ranged from zero to 20 below, cutting size of normal holiday crowds. Mild thaw over weekend. LS 8 to 20, US 24 to 50, TD 3, TW 2, CD 100, CW 300.

Big Bromley, Vt.: Weekend thaw thinned cover, after seven days of powder skiing. LS 1 to 6, US 1 to 6, TD 1, TW 0, CD 550, CW 1,400.

Eastern Slope Region, N.H.: Crowds cut by week of subzero weather. At Cranmore LS 1 to 3, US 1 to 3, TD 1, TW 2, CD 175, CW 200. At Black Mt. LS 3 to 6, US 3 to 6, TD 2, TW 2, CD 75. At Thorn Mt. LS 3 to 6, US 3 to 6.

Cannon Mt., N.H.: Lower Cannon, Taft slalom, upper and lower Ravine and Hardscrabble open. Bright-colored skis a new note here. LS 1 to 21, US 3 to 25.

Mt. Tremblant, Que.: Still some bare spots last weekend, but all lifts operating. All ski instructors using bamboo poles. LS 18 to 19, TD 1, CD 400, CW 600.

Jasper, Que.: LS 16, US 28, TD 4, CD 180, CW 550. CL—Castor.

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